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She bought her son a princess doll

This morning, I enjoyed coffee and conversation at a local cafe with a friend from my Danish "mother group". I told her about how my daughter, Sofia, is already gravitating towards bags, shoes, and hats, even though we have never introduced any of these items as toys for her. Even the teachers in her daycare have mentioned to us that she is a bit uninterested in the other kids' toys, but would rather go into the hallway and play with the shoes. My friend's response was that this may just be a phase, and that it may not necessarily be because she is a girl. She went on to add that she had just purchased a princess doll for her 3-year-old...

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